Writer

After six years, refugee writer Behrouz Boochani tastes freedom in New Zealand

An ethnic Kurd and journalist, Boochani fled from the Iranian regime, eventually making his way by boat to Australia’s Christmas Island.

published on : 20th November 2019

Chennai kids rewrite fairytales with a modern twist

Children bring out their creativity in writing how would some of our favourite childhood characters fare in today’s day and age.

published on : 14th November 2019

Writers protest against mining activities in Nallamala forest area

Varalakshmi Virasam presented a detailed report on the ongoing uranium mining activities and recent surveys conducted in Nallamala.

published on : 4th November 2019

Sociopolitical philosopher-writer KB Siddaiah no more

The poet had suffered internal injuries in a car crash on his way to his farm a couple of weeks ago in which his young friend Vinay, at the wheels, had died.

published on : 18th October 2019

Withdraw English medium govt schools, say writers

Prof Chimu said there are more students in private schools than in government ones. The government has to stress on Kananda medium schools in the private sector, he added.

published on : 8th September 2019

'Doctor Who' writer and script editor Terrance Dicks passes away at 84

Apart from his work on Doctor Who, Dicks also worked on shows such as The Avengers, and produced adaptions of literary classics.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Andhra Pradesh state tourism department receives award for pilgrimage tourism

Andhra Pradesh Tourism department was awarded ‘Best State for Pilgrimage Tourism’ for the year 2019-20.

published on : 31st August 2019

Australia moves to protect universities from foreign interference

The unrest in Hong Kong has mirrored on campuses across Australia, with pro-democracy students intimidated by pro-Beijing student groups.

published on : 28th August 2019

Women writers’ fest in Bengaluru to initiate dialogue

This weekend, women writers from across the country will put their heads together to delve into the direction women’s writing is taking.

published on : 27th August 2019

‘I have a strange connection with Goa’, Palomi Ghosh on her Bollywood journey

Actor-singer Palomi Ghosh talks about having an accidental Goa connect, working in a horror web show and her upcoming projects in Bollywood.

published on : 4th August 2019

Netflix's 'Typewriter' review: The kids are all not right

Netflix’s new series Typewriter, from Sujoy Ghosh, is set in a somewhat sleepy town of Bardez, Goa.

published on : 1st August 2019

Writing a new tale with light

Delhi-based photographer Augustus Lightwriter was always the grayscale that caught his fancy.

published on : 28th July 2019

'Typewriter' review: The ghost of susegad

The five-episode season is a testament to director Sujoy Ghosh’s mastery over the thriller genre with tight and pacy storytelling.

published on : 28th July 2019

Telugu writer Indraganti Srikanth Sharma dies at 75

Srikanth Sharma started his career as a journalist in Andhra Jyothi and later moved to Andhra Prabha and All India Radio in Vijayawada.

published on : 26th July 2019

Sujoy Ghosh: Decoding the mystery director

Ahead of the release of the series, the writer-director speaks about the journey of Typewriter, the challenges of writing a web-series, and how attached he is to appreciation and criticism.

published on : 25th July 2019
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